2. PURE Bioscience ( PURE) is a bioscience-technologies company. PURE Bioscience's stock spiked to a 52-week high of $3.74 in April after the company said it received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registration for silver dihydrogen citrate, or SDC, a disinfectant and food-contact-surface sanitizer. In June, PURE Bioscience said it was added to the Russell 3000 Index and Russell 2000 Index, although the stock fell after the announcement. Altman Z-score: 69.80 Closing Price: $2.68 (Aug. 4) 2010 Total Return: 84.8% Current Ratio: 5.80, which indicates PURE Bioscience would be able to pay off its short-term obligations should they come due now. Consensus: Two analysts cover PURE Bioscience, and they are split in their view. EVA Dimensions has a "sell" rating on shares, while Griffin Securities recommends that investors buy the stock. Griffin has an $8 price target on PURE Bioscience shares.
Shares of Food Technology Service (Nasdaq:VIFL) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $6.96 as of 3:49 p.m. ET, 21.5% above Tuesday's closing price of $5.73. Volume is at 62,382, 11.1 times the daily average of 5,600.
Shares of Food Technology Service (Nasdaq:VIFL) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $5.82 as of 1:43 p.m. ET, 26.3% above Thursday's closing price of $4.61. Volume is at 32,699, 1.6 times the daily average of 20,700.